The Senior Scientist Award from the Australian Professional Society for Alcohol and Drugs (APSAD) for “outstanding contribution to research and practice”. APSAD is the eminent national organisation catering to the professional interests of the drug and alcohol workers in Australasia. The membership is drawn from such diverse specialties such as practitioners, educators, policy specialists and academics.
The APSAD Senior Scientist award is for excellence in science and research and designed to provide peer recognition for those working in the drug and alcohol field in Australasia. The award was presented to Robyn Richmond at the APSAD Conference in Darwin, November, 2009.